Industrial Handling

INDUSTRIAL HANDLING

PI System Automation has a solution for all your automated handling issues.

Based on your requirements, we research, create and integrate automated handling systems.

We offer you a global solution which combines equipment performance, personnel safety and component durability.

Continuous handling of individual loads

Via our experience in the individual load handling sector we can handle numerous applications:

  • We use standard solutions for handling pallets with light or heavy loads: roller conveyors, chain conveyors, turn tables. 90°, shuttles, transfers, elevators and stackers/destackers
  • Handling light loads: packages, containers, tyres, bottles.
  • Overhead handling: monorail, double rail, multi-axis gantries
  • Special handling: engine blocks, high-speed handling, pipes

Continuous handling of bulk products

We design and make conveyors specially adapted to bulk handling:

  • Trough belt conveyors, screw conveyors, elevators to suit all types of materials.
  • Vibrating conveyors, screw conveyors, hoppers for weighing, dosing and storage
  • We research and recommend solutions that meet your requirements and that perfectly match your project specifications.

S’link, the automated transfer solution

In order to enhance its heavy product handling offer (1t to 1.5t), PI System Automation has developed the S’link range, specially adapted to the automated transfer of pallets at the end of line.

Innovations and commitments that make the difference

“Ready to use” equipment

We can deliver our equipment prewired. A standard or customised diagram in different file formats will be provided to connect you to terminals, drives, cells and sensors.

This will save you a huge amount of time during setup and you will be able to prepare the connection before installation. This is particularly relevant to the S’TURN turntable or the S’CROSS transfer where it is difficult to access sensors and actuators because of the compactness of the parts.

Start & Roll Technology

The START & ROLL technology is accessible and configurable for everyone and can accommodate our S’ROLL 1500+, S’CHAIN and S’TURN products.


As well as supplying you with prewired equipment, we also offer you the option of installing and defining its operating mode yourself with additional automation hardware. Lastly, we offer you the safety option of separate wiring.

Tips

For example: on all our turntables, our optional commutator can be coupled with the terminal connection in order to obtain a standard rotation of not just 90° but 360°.

Our warranty

We guarantee all our equipment for 24 months against manufacturing faults or material defects. This is within the context of normal operation, including the date of delivery on site.
Bringing your business peace of mind.

Universal products

We ensure availability of spare parts for our products to avoid unnecessary storage.
In addition, we target so-called standard equipment with a set of common parts. Therefore the rollers used on the S’ROLL 1500 are identical to those used on S’TURN, S’CROSS, S’TRANS and S’ELEV products.
That means you have the same type of spare roller to install on all your modules that make up your installation.

S'link product files

S'roll

S’roll

Manage the handling of full pallets, lengthwise

Powered roller conveyor – via alternate chains, Ø89



Dimensions

89X3 rollers have 150mm treads. Transfer level on roller HR=500mm and standard adjustment ± 50mm (from 450mm to 600mm is possible). Base length = 1350mm. Max. length = 6000mm (4 x 1500kg pallets)

Speed

10m/mn as standard (from 6 to 15m/mn possible)

Drives

SEW Usocome or equivalent, 230/400V with 400V brake, IP54 class B protection. The drive is located under the chassis

Options

  • End stop
  • External adjustable guides
  • IP55 class F motor protection
  • Lateral drive on stand-alone module
  • Removal centering device welded on the cover of the rollers
  • Gauge roller with PNP NF inductive sensor
  • Welded roller guides
  • Stainless steel range available on request
S'chain

S’chain

Manage the handling of full pallets, widthways.

Chain conveyors – Double or Triple chains



Dimensions

Basic module 1g = 1350mm, the length can be adjusted by 12m in 1 section. Standard feeder height = 485mm.

Speed

10m/mn as standard (from 6 to 15m/mn possible).

Drives

SEW Usocome or equivalent, 230/400V with 400V brake, IP54 class B protection. Drive located within the left gantry as standard (other locations are available, refer to the data sheet).

Load

Double chain: up to 1000kg per pallet. Triple chain: up to 1500kg per pallet. Max. load limited to 6000kg.

Options

  • IP55 class F motor protection, Brake
  • Stainless steel range available on request.
  • Chain steel sheet and rear centering end stop on the deposeau cef. module.
  • Anti-fall safety end stop
  • Planking between the gantries.
S'turn

S’turn

Change the transport direction by +/- 90° without changing the orientation of the pallet in relation to its direction of movement.

Turntable

Turning part fitted with a roller module or a triple chain module. The stationary assembly includes a rotation control system, shared by the ROLL and CHAIN applications.



Speed

10m/mn as standard (from 6 to 15m/mn possible). Standard rotation = 8s for every 1/4 rotation

Drives

SEW Usocome or equivalent, 230/400V with 400V brake, IP54 class F protection for rotation control.

Rotation

Rotation is managed by a coil with a slewing bearing, controlled by a pinion module driven by a ring and pinion gearbox

Options

  • Prewired sensors and actuators.
  • External adjustable guides.
  • 360° commutator.
  • Protective skirt with integrated changeover rollers.
  • Optional START & ROLL Technology.
  • End stop.
  • Gauge rollers with PNP NF inductive sensor.
  • Stainless steel range available on request
S'cross

S’cross

Manage the change the direction by +/- 90° by changing the scrolling orientation of the pallet in relation to its direction of movement.

Transfer – Double or Triple chains

Basic module with rollers, equipped with a system raised and lowered by eccentric cams, controlled by a gearbox, either integrated in the double or triple chains, of with integral double or triple chains. Levelling detection via 2 Ø18mm inductive sensors.



Speed

Feeder on rollers V= 10m/mn as standard (from 6 to 15m/mn possible). Feeder on chains V= 10m/mn as standard (from 6 to 15m/mn possible). Elevation time = 6s as standard

Drives

SEW Usocome or equivalent, 230/400V with 400V brake, IP54 class B protection

Options

  • End stop
  • Stainless steel range available on request
  • START & ROLL Technology.
  • Prewired sensors and actuators.
  • IP55 class F motor protection
S'trans

S’trans

Manage the distribution of loads between different conveyor parallel lines via linear movement.

Distribution shuttle

Self-propelled chassis fitted with a basic module with powered rollers or a basic double or triple chain module. Monorail guide system to embed in the ground.



Speed

10M/mn standard movement. Polyurethane tyre wheels to feed directly to the ground.

Drives

SEW Usocome or equivalent. 10M/mn standard movement.

Options

  • Central guide rail, adjustable above ground
  • Stainless steel range available on request.
  • Prewired sensors and actuators.
  • Cable winder support
  • Daisy chain support
S'elev

S’elev

Manage the distribution of loads between different conveyors at different altitudes in terms of elevation.

Elevator

Self-supporting structure including a basic module, with chains or rollers, integrated into a platform providing a connection between the various levels to stop at, vertically.



Speed

Basic hoisting = 8m/mn.

Drives

Class F 230/400V SEW Usocome with 400V brake, controlled by a variable frequency drive.

Options

  • Powered doors
  • Prewired sensors and actuators
  • Stainless steel range available on request.
S'roll +

S’roll +

Manage the handling of full pallets, lengthwise.

Powered roller conveyors



Dimensions

1350, 1500, 2700, 3000 modules with 1 or 2 rollers depending on the number of required pallet locations.

Speed

8, 10, 12, 15m/mn.

Drives

DAVID 0.18 or 0.25kW powered roller in accordance with the feeder speed with is load accumulation management logic communicating with one module to another.

Options

  • START & ROLL Technology
  • Pallet removal locator
  • Ground, lowered conveyor, pallet jack removal
  • Stainless steel range available on request
S'stacker

S’stacker

Manage distribution on a conveyor of a stand-alone pallet starting from a stack or reform a pile of pallets by supplying the pallets unit by unit.

Pallet Stackers/Destackers



Dimensions

Pallet handling using 4-finger PCV sensors controlled by Ø50 cylinder with 80mm stroke. Levelling detection via 3 Ø18mm PNP NO inductive sensors, short steel unit, 8mm sensing distance. Transfer level on rollers HR = 500mm as standard (from 450mm to 6mm possible) ± 50mm adjustable

Drives

Elevation via SEW USOCOME brake motor or 0.37kW equivalent IP54 class B protection, for 15 pallets or 500kg

Options

  • IP55 class F protection, Brake
  • Stainless steel range available on request.
  • Special fingers available for 2 types of pallet handling.
  • Stacker/destacker operation (additional sensor support)
  • Prewired sensors and actuators.